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Placerville, California
El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
Rock & Gem Show
Show Activities Dealers Case Displays Demonstrations
2020 Show Coupon
Available Sep/Oct
Special Exhibits Map to Fairgrounds Visitor Links

THE SHOW
INCLUDES:


DEALERS

Our dealers offer quality material and are pleased to answer questions about their products

DEMONSTRATIONS

Watch as members show how rocks are  shaped and polished and how jewelry is made.  Even see how beads can be made from glass!
FREE

CASE DISPLAYS

See beautiful rocks, minerals, handcrafted jewelry, precious metals, petrified wood,
fossils & artifacts
on display by
members & guests
FREE

FLUORESCENTS

A special case display of colorful, glowing rocks.


BARGAIN ROCKS
All kinds of rough
rocks & minerals to choose from at great prices.



SILENT AUCTION
Another way to
acquire a variety of rocks and minerals.  The price is up to you when you bid!


ROCK IDENTIFICATION
Find out how
geologists identify
rocks and minerals.
FREE


FREE ROCKS
FOR KIDS!
Kids get a ticket
at the door for a
FREE ROCK.

 ACTIVIES FOR KIDS
 Gem Search FREE
Treasure Hunt FREE
"The Wheel"
Miners Mountain
Pendant Carving FREE
Bracelet Making

GEODE CUTTING
Geodes are cut open for free with each purchase of a Geode
of your choice!

Watch as our members skillfully saw the geodes open and
you will
"See the Surprise Within!"


GRAB BAGS
Include crystals, polished stones, petrified wood, rocks and minerals ...much of which is collected by our members on our field trips.
All of this in
a colorful,
drawstring bag!



Food and
Refreshment
available


A Great Show for
Experienced Rockhounds, and
a Place to Learn about Rockhounding.



Fun for the
Whole Family!







































 




Demonstrations  LOCATED IN EXHIBIT HALL

See skilled artisans throughout the show demonstrating Lapidary and Jewelry-making Techniques:
 
2020 DEMONSTRATORS.
We certainly hope that these talented artisans can return for this year's show.   (2021 list will posted a bit closer to our show time.)
Beading & Silver Crochet Carollyn Lutton
Chain Making Margaret Kolaczyk
Gem Faceting Janet Steigerwald
Lampwork Bead Making Victoria Perez Mott
Lapidary Techniques Cheri Bratton
Cabochon Grinding/Shaping John Dolman, Jr.
Stone Carving Edwina
Wire Art Jennifer Stone
 
MINERAL IDENTIFICATION James Hutchings
BASIC SHAPES OF CRYSTALS
Educational handouts available
El Dorado County Gem and Mineral Society
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